Project Manager, Stage 2 Construction
- 82,815.46 - 100,775.22 annually
- City Of Ottawa
The Project Manager, Stage 2 Construction manages total project delivery of the construction works of the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (“LRT”) project within the City’s Rail Construction Program. Oversees works associated with multiple phases of the project, including early works, design, construction, demolition, rehabilitation, testing, commissioning, closeout, turnover to clients, warranty and maintenance.
As part of the Construction Management team, performs project management through experience and education that will assist in delivering a completed project on time, within budget, and in compliance with the project requirements regarding quality, health and safety, environment and third-party agreements. The Project Manager, Stage 2 Construction monitors both the City and contractors to ensure compliance with all construction contract requirements, obligations and deliverables. Ensures effective and continuous construction coordination with all relevant parties including internal City departments, contractors, consultants, and external stakeholders.
Participates in planning, prioritization and risk management. Develops and implements processes and strategies and manages the construction document control process. Prepares contractual correspondence; responds to Requests for Information (RFIs); reviews and approves payment requests; evaluates change orders and claims; reviews project submittals; analyzes and monitors construction schedules; monitors, tracks and reports on project status; prepares reports and presentations; performs site visits; participates in meetings as needed; and carries out other duties as assigned. Functionally supervises up to 3 members of the Construction Management team.
Education & Experience
Four (4) year degree in Engineering or Applied Science or equivalent
A minimum of five (5) years' professional experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure including a minimum of three (3) years of project management experience
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated. Access to a personal vehicle may be required.
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Engineering planning, design, operations and construction/rehabilitation of municipal structures, infrastructure and utilities
- Related federal, provincial and engineering legislation, regulations, standards, codes and by-laws pertaining to environmental impact assessment, building, fire, health and safety, construction
- Processes for conducting and analysing environmental impact assessments
- Principles of project management, including cost containment/control and reporting
- Process for developing Request for Qualifications & Requests for Proposals, including acceptance, review and selection of consulting engineers
- Processes for tendering and contracting work
- Computer applications in an engineering environment pertaining to municipal design, project management, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail and use of the Intra-Internets
- Protocols for responding to senior management/councillor inquiries, conducting public consultation and preparing reports, briefing notes and other communiqués
- Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
- Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and city policies and procedures
Competencies & Skills
- Manage multiple projects and bring the projects to completion according to schedule and within budget
- Manage activities of technical staff, consultants, contractors, and co-ordinate activities with other levels of governments and external agencies/utilities
- Prepare formal RFQ's and RFP's; review, analyze and recommend acceptance of proposals from consulting engineering firms
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing to internal councillor inquiries and inquiries/complaints from the general public and to present technical material in formats conducive to various audiences
- Identify and recommend the solutions to health and safety issues and problems to ensure the safety of employees and contractors and to mitigate loss/project downtime